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Tech Talk February 9, 2024

  • Amazon Launches AI Spending Assistant “Rufus”: Amazon introduces Rufus, an AI chatbot designed to help U.S. customers manage their spending, with plans to expand to Canada amid new AI regulations.
  • Google Gemini Now in Canada: After a year of anticipation, Google’s AI tool, Gemini, becomes available in Canada through the Google Play Store and online, offering advanced sentence structuring capabilities.
  • Revolutionizing Fashion with AI Models: La La Land Brands from the Netherlands introduces AI-generated models of all shapes, sizes, and ethnic backgrounds, starting at $29 an hour, eliminating the need for traditional photoshoots.
  • BlackBerry’s Future Uncertain Amid OS Competition: Despite generating $800 million in revenue, BlackBerry faces challenges as automotive giants like Ford may shift away from its QNX software in favor of Apple or Google operating systems.
  • Samsung Galaxy Watch Features Non-Invasive Glucose Monitoring: Samsung leads in health tech with a new Galaxy Watch that monitors blood sugar levels without drawing blood, offering a potential advantage in the wearable market.